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Updated Humble Widget allows devs to offer browser-based demos

Updated Humble Widget allows devs to offer browser-based demos

Humble Bundle has launched the latest version of its Humble Widget sales tool, with a new feature that allows developers to offer playable browser-based demos of games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 26th 2015 at 6:40PM in News
Nvidia is hosting its own Hearthstone tournament

Nvidia is hosting its own Hearthstone tournament

$25,000 is up for grabs at an upcoming Nvidia-organised Hearthstone tournament.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 4:14PM in News
Slender: The Arrival creeping onto next-gen consoles next month

Slender: The Arrival creeping onto next-gen consoles next month

Ghostly meme horror villain Slenderman is preparing to make his next-gen debut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 3:39PM in News
Unity backs Indie Zone at video games marketplace Interface

Unity backs Indie Zone at video games marketplace Interface

Video games technology giant Unity has backed MCV and Develop’s new B2B content marketplace event Interface.

on Feb 26th 2015 at 3:27PM in News

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Accessories Update: HyperX Cloud II headset and Venom Arcade Stick for PS3 and PS4

Accessories Update: HyperX Cloud II headset and Venom Arcade Stick for PS3 and PS4

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we check out the new Cloud headset from HyperX and battle with Venom’s latest arcade stick ...

on Feb 26th 2015 at 2:36PM in News
Neverwinter MMO arriving on Xbox One next month

Neverwinter MMO arriving on Xbox One next month

There’s another free-to-play game on the way to Microsoft’s Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 2:32PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Iceland

International Factfile 2015: Iceland

Iceland is a thriving landscape for games, backed by strong government investment in the industry.

on Feb 26th 2015 at 2:31PM in News
Fable Legends is going to be free-to-play

Fable Legends is going to be free-to-play

The rumours were true – Lionhead’s Xbox One and PC multiplayer title Fable Legends will be free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 1:37PM in News

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Hotline Miami 2 finally receives release date

Hotline Miami 2 finally receives release date

The sequel to the brutal Hotline Miami will be available digitally in just under two weeks time.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 26th 2015 at 1:20PM in News
Another $250k pumped into Superhot dev

Another $250k pumped into Superhot dev

The developers of promising indie shooter Superhot has secured an extra $250,000 in funding.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 26th 2015 at 1:18PM in News
Respondez to serve as Award Partner for MCV Awards 2015

Respondez to serve as Award Partner for MCV Awards 2015

Respondez will serve as this year's Award Partner for the MCV Awards.

on Feb 26th 2015 at 12:55PM in News
Telltale unveils Super Show project, using original IP

Telltale unveils Super Show project, using original IP

After a week of big changes at Telltale Games, the studio has revealed plans to develop what it describes as a Super Show based on its first original IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 12:40PM in News

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Twitch COO: eSports is here to stay

Twitch COO: eSports is here to stay

The debate surrounding the legitimacy of eSports as a sport is over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
Sierra to publish Velocity 2X on Xbox and PC

Sierra to publish Velocity 2X on Xbox and PC

Brighton-based developer FuturLab has signed a new partnership with Sierra, Activision's indie publishing label, to release new versions of its hit Velocity 2X later this year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:59AM in News
MCV Awards 2015 - have you got your ticket yet?

MCV Awards 2015 - have you got your ticket yet?

There are still seven weeks to go, but just a handful of tables and tickets are left for April 16th’s MCV Awards. 

on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
New Toejam and Earl arrives on Kickstarter

New Toejam and Earl arrives on Kickstarter

The promised return of retro franchise Toejam and Earl has arrived on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 10:30AM in News

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'Better resolution' named as main reason buyers opt for PS4 in US

'Better resolution' named as main reason buyers opt for PS4 in US

A survey of US console owners has found that the main reason PS4 buyers opted for Sony’s console is “better resolution”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 26th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires free-to-play edition in the works

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires free-to-play edition in the works

Dynasty Warriors 8 Empires will receive a stripped-back free-to-play version alongside its full retail release, Tecmo Koei has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 5:29PM in News
OPM latest firm to partner with MCV Awards 2015

OPM latest firm to partner with MCV Awards 2015

Recruitment partner OPM has signed on as Gift Partner for this year's MCV Awards.

on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:49PM in News
Halo: Nightfall webseries heading to DVD and Blu-ray next month

Halo: Nightfall webseries heading to DVD and Blu-ray next month

Microsoft Studios will bring Halo: Nightfall to DVD and Blu-ray next month, the company has announced alongside the release of a new trailer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:46PM in News
Warhammer 40,000 gets the MOBA treatment

Warhammer 40,000 gets the MOBA treatment

Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000 is getting another video game outing – this time as a PC MOBA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:21PM in News
Capcom confirms no local co-op for Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC

Capcom confirms no local co-op for Resident Evil Revelations 2 on PC

The PC release of Resident Evil Revelations 2 does not support offline co-op play, and players aren't happy with Capcom's duplicity on the matter.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:17PM in News
God Eater 2 bursts New 3DS' bubble in Japan, as PS4 and Vita take hardware chart top spots

God Eater 2 bursts New 3DS' bubble in Japan, as PS4 and Vita take hardware chart top spots

The release of the next entry in Bandai Namco’s God Eater franchise has shaken up the Japanese retail charts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:01PM in News
Fast & Furious to star in free standalone Forza spin-off

Fast & Furious to star in free standalone Forza spin-off

Microsoft is launching a free version of Forza based on Universal’s Fast & Furious series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2015 at 3:17PM in News
Dragon Quest Heroes confirmed for PS4 in Europe

Dragon Quest Heroes confirmed for PS4 in Europe

Square Enix has confirmed a European and North American release for Dragon Quest: Heroes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2015 at 2:51PM in News